Category: imagination

Superstitious Confabulations

In this post, Anna Ichino, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Milan, working primarily in the philosophy of mind and philosophical psychology, continues our series of research posts on the special issue in Topoi, introducing her paper “Superstitious confabulations“.  Confabulation is a...

Belief, Imagination, and Delusion

On 6th and 7th November, Ema Sullivan Bissett organised a conference on Belief, Imagination, and Delusion at the University of Birmingham. The PERFECT team attended the event and this report is the result of their collective effort! Anna Ichino on imagination Paul Noordhof...

The Functional Character of Memory

Today’s post is by Jordi Fernández. He is an associate professor of philosophy at the University of Adelaide. Jordi’s research interests are mainly in philosophy of mind, epistemology and metaphysics. He is particularly interested in self-knowledge and memory. He is the author...

The Roots of Remembering

Today’s post is by Daniel D. Hutto and Anco Peeters.Daniel D. Hutto (above right) is Senior Professor of Philosophical Psychology and Associate Dean of Law, Humanities and the Arts, at the University of Wollongong. and member of the Australian Research Council College of Experts....